Rammed Earth/Lehm Und Architektur/Terra Cruda E Archittetura
Clay in architecture - contemporary applications of an ancient technology The use of rammed earth in architecture is a fascinating fusion of modern technology, ancient knowledge, and innovative construction techniques, and is increasingly attracting attention. Today, rammed earth is not only of interest for alternative or ecological applications, but established architects are also discovering the creative possibilities of this versatile material with its advantageous properties for temperature control. In Europe, Martin Rauch is regarded as one of the pioneers of modern technical and creative applications for traditional rammed earth construction. His work encompasses residential, hotel, ecclesiastical and industrial buildings, interior design and landscape design in Germany, Britain, Italy, Austria and Switzerland, including projects with Herzog & de Meuron and Schneider + Schumacher. His "Church of Reconciliation" in Berlin was the first load-bearing structure to be built with rammed earth in Germany in the last ninety years.
- Hardback | 160 pages
- 225.55 x 285 x 18.54mm | 866.36g
- 01 Mar 2002
- Birkhauser Verlag AG
- Basel, Switzerland
- English, German, Italian, Multiple languages
- 2. Aufl. 1997. Nachdruck ed.
- 80 colour and 50 duotone illustrations